Monthly Archives: August 2016

Nellie L. McClung

Nellie L. McClung’s first novel, Sowing Seeds in Danny, was published by The Ryerson Press in 1908. This was followed by The Second Chance, 1910, The Black Creek Stopping-House, 1912, Purple Springs, 1921, and Painted Fires, 1925. Sowing Seeds in … Continue reading

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Black Beauty

The Canadian edition of Black Beauty by Anna Sewell was published in 1921 by The Ryerson Press. It is the iconic story of a horse and the inhumane way some animals are treated by their owners. Written between 1871 and … Continue reading

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Robert W. Service

I have no doubt at all the Devil grins    As seas of ink I splatter; Ye Gods, forgive my “literary sins” —    The other kind don’t matter.   From Rhymes of a Rolling Stone, Robert. W. Service, 1912 … Continue reading

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